|Rives: Reinventing the encyclopedia game - TED.com|
Prompted by the Encyclopaedia Britannica ending its print publication, performance poet Rives resurrects a game from his childhood. Speaking at the TEDxSummit in Doha, Rives takes us on a charming tour through random (and less random) bits of human knowledge: from Chimborazo, the farthest point from the center of the Earth, to Ham the Astrochimp, the first chimpanzee in outer space.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; Internet; entertainment; science; web; wikipedia; TEDxSummit; 2012
|Lawrence Lessig: Re-examining the remix - TED.com|
At TEDxNYED, former "young Republican" Larry Lessig talks about what Democrats can learn about copyright from their opposite party, considered more conservative. A surprising lens on remix culture.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Internet; law; music; technology; web; TEDxNYED; 2010
|Rachel Botsman: The currency of the new economy is trust - TED.com|
There's been an explosion of collaborative consumption -- web-powered sharing of cars, apartments, skills. Rachel Botsman explores the currency that makes systems like Airbnb and Taskrabbit work: trust, influence, and what she calls "reputation capital."
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; business; collaboration; community; web; TEDGlobal 2012; 2012
|Renny Gleeson: 404, the story of a page not found - TED.com|
Oops! Nobody wants to see the 404: Page Not Found. But as Renny Gleeson shows us, while he runs through a slideshow of creative and funny 404 pages, every error is really a chance to build a better relationship.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; marketing; technology; web; TED2012; 2012
|Ian Ritchie: The day I turned down Tim Berners-Lee - TED.com|
Imagine it's late 1990, and you've just met a nice young man named Tim Berners-Lee, who starts telling you about his proposed system called the World Wide Web. Ian Ritchie was there. And ... he didn't buy it. A short story about information, connectivity and learning from mistakes.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; business; history; technology; web; TEDGlobal 2011; 2011
|Jonathan Zittrain: The Web as random acts of kindness - TED.com|
Feeling like the world is becoming less friendly? Social theorist Jonathan Zittrain begs to difffer. The Internet, he suggests, is made up of millions of disinterested acts of kindness, curiosity and trust.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2009; TED; Talks; Internet; culture; law; technology; web; wikipedia; 2009
|Christopher "moot" Poole: The case for anonymity online - TED.com|
The founder of 4chan, a controversial, uncensored online imageboard, describes its subculture, some of the Internet "memes" it has launched, and the incident in which its users managed a very public, precision hack of a mainstream media website. The talk raises questions about the power -- and price -- of anonymity.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Internet; activism; collaboration; computers; culture; government; law; meme; web; TED2010; 2010
|Steven Johnson on the Web as a city - TED.com|
Outside.in's Steven Johnson says the Web is like a city: built by many people, completely controlled by no one, intricately interconnected and yet functioning as many independent parts. While disaster strikes in one place, elsewhere, life goes on.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2003; TED; Talks; cities; communication; community; design; global issues; politics; web; 2003
|Jonathan Harris collects stories - TED.com|
At the EG conference in December 2007, artist Jonathan Harris discusses his latest projects, which involve collecting stories: his own, strangers', and stories collected from the Internet, including his amazing "We Feel Fine."
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; art; arts; culture; entertainment; global issues; happiness; software; storytelling; web; TED2007; 2007
|Chris Anderson: How web video powers global innovation - TED.com|
TED's Chris Anderson says the rise of web video is driving a worldwide phenomenon he calls Crowd Accelerated Innovation -- a self-fueling cycle of learning that could be as significant as the invention of print. But to tap into its power, organizations will need to embrace radical openness. And for TED, it means the dawn of a whole new chapter ...
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2010; TED; Talks; business; education; global issues; innovation; science; technology; video; web; 2010
|Brewster Kahle builds a free digital library - TED.com|
Brewster Kahle is building a truly huge digital library -- every book ever published, every movie ever released, all the strata of web history ... It's all free to the public -- unless someone else gets to it first.
Keywords: TEDTalks; EG 2007; TED; Talks; book; design; entertainment; film; history; library; media; music; technology; web; 2007
|Sergey Brin and Larry Page on Google - TED.com|
Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin offer a peek inside the Google machine, sharing tidbits about international search patterns, the philanthropic Google Foundation, and the company's dedication to innovation and employee happiness.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2004; TED; Talks; Google; business; collaboration; culture; design; technology; web; 2004
|Ethan Zuckerman: Listening to global voices - TED.com|
Sure, the web connects the globe, but most of us end up hearing mainly from people just like ourselves. Blogger and technologist Ethan Zuckerman wants to help share the stories of the whole wide world. He talks about clever strategies to open up your Twitter world and read the news in languages you don't even know.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; communication; global issues; language; news; technology; web; TEDGlobal 2010; 2010
|Jeff Bezos on the next web innovation - TED.com|
The dot-com boom and bust is often compared to the Gold Rush. But Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos says it’s more like the early days of the electric industry.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2003; TED; Talks; United States; business; entrepreneur; history; innovation; invention; technology; web; 2003
|Raghava KK: What’s your 200-year plan? - TED.com|
You might have a 5-year plan, but what about a 200-year plan? Artist Raghava KK has set his eyes on an ultra-long-term horizon; at TEDxSummit, he shows how it helps guide today's choices and tomorrow's goals -- and encourages you to make your own 200-year plan too.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Internet; art; arts; entertainment; life; social media; storytelling; technology; tedx; web; TEDxSummit; 2012
|Clifford Stoll on ... everything - TED.com|
Clifford Stoll captivates his audience with a wildly energetic sprinkling of anecdotes, observations, asides -- and even a science experiment. After all, by his own definition, he's a scientist: "Once I do something, I want to do something else."
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; culture; education; science; technology; web; TED2006; 2006
|Chris Anderson of WIRED on tech's Long Tail - TED.com|
Chris Anderson, the editor of WIRED, explores the four key stages of any viable technology: setting the right price, gaining market share, displacing an established technology and, finally, becoming ubiquitous.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2004; TED; Talks; business; culture; economics; entertainment; marketing; shopping; technology; web; 2004
|Evgeny Morozov: How the Net aids dictatorships - TED.com|
TED Fellow and journalist Evgeny Morozov punctures what he calls "iPod liberalism" -- the assumption that tech innovation always promotes freedom, democracy -- with chilling examples of ways the Internet helps oppressive regimes stifle dissent.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2009; TED; Talks; Internet; government; politics; technology; web; 2009
|Tim Berners-Lee: A Magna Carta for the web - TED.com|
Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web 25 years ago. So it’s worth a listen when he warns us: There’s a battle ahead. Eroding net neutrality, filter bubbles and centralizing corporate control all threaten the web’s wide-open spaces. It’s up to users to fight for the right to access and openness. The question is, What kind of Internet do we want?
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; Internet; global issues; open-source; web; TED2014; 2014
|Tim Berners-Lee: The year open data went worldwide - TED.com|
At TED2009, Tim Berners-Lee called for "raw data now" -- for governments, scientists and institutions to make their data openly available on the web. At TED University in 2010, he shows a few of the interesting results when the data gets linked up.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2010; TED; Talks; Internet; computers; statistics; visualizations; web; 2010
|Alexis Ohanian: How to make a splash in social media - TED.com|
In a funny, rapid-fire 4 minutes, Alexis Ohanian of Reddit tells the real-life fable of one humpback whale's rise to Web stardom. The lesson of Mister Splashy Pants is a shoo-in classic for meme-makers and marketers in the Facebook age.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Internet; animals; business; culture; entertainment; entrepreneur; oceans; web; TEDIndia 2009; 2009
|Let's talk parenting taboos: Rufus Griscom + Alisa Volkman - TED.com|
Babble.com publishers Rufus Griscom and Alisa Volkman, in a lively tag-team, expose 4 facts that parents never, ever admit -- and why they should. Funny and honest, for parents and nonparents alike.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDWomen; TED; Talks; children; communication; culture; education; entertainment; sex; web; 2010
|Ze Frank's nerdcore comedy - TED.com|
Performer and web toymaker Ze Frank delivers a hilarious nerdcore standup routine, then tells us what he's seriously passionate about: helping people create and interact using simple, addictive web tools.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2004; TED; Talks; arts; collaboration; comedy; community; culture; dance; demo; entertainment; software; web; 2004
|Tim Berners-Lee on the next Web - TED.com|
20 years ago, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. For his next project, he's building a web for open, linked data that could do for numbers what the Web did for words, pictures, video: unlock our data and reframe the way we use it together.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2009; TED; Talks; business; communication; design; invention; technology; web; 2009
|Ze Frank's web playroom - TED.com|
On the web, a new "Friend" may be just a click away, but true connection is harder to find and express. Ze Frank presents a medley of zany Internet toys that require deep participation -- and reward it with something more nourishing. You're invited, if you promise you'll share.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2010; TED; Talks; Internet; comedy; gaming; humanity; humor; music; play; technology; web; 2010
|Sugata Mitra: The child-driven education - TED.com|
Education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education -- the best teachers and schools don't exist where they're needed most. In a series of real-life experiments from New Delhi to South Africa to Italy, he gave kids self-supervised access to the web and saw results that could revolutionize how we think about teaching.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; children; development; education; technology; third world; web; TEDGlobal 2010; 2010
|Kevin Kelly on the next 5,000 days of the web - TED.com|
At the 2007 EG conference, Kevin Kelly shares a fun stat: The World Wide Web, as we know it, is only 5,000 days old. Now, Kelly asks, how can we predict what's coming in the next 5,000 days?
Keywords: TEDTalks; EG 2007; TED; Talks; communication; complexity; future; technology; web; 2007
|Gary Flake: is Pivot a turning point for web exploration? - TED.com|
Gary Flake demos Pivot, a new way to browse and arrange massive amounts of images and data online. Built on breakthrough Seadragon technology, it enables spectacular zooms in and out of web databases, and the discovery of patterns and links invisible in standard web browsing.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; data; demo; interface design; technology; web; TED2010; 2010
|Hasan Elahi: FBI, here I am! - TED.com|
After he ended up on a watch list by accident, Hasan Elahi was advised by his local FBI agents to let them know when he was traveling. He did that and more ... much more.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2011; TED; Talks; art; arts; data; security; war; web; 2011
|Bruno Torturra: Got a smartphone? Start broadcasting - TED.com|
In 2011, journalist Bruno Torturra covered a protest in São Paulo which turned ugly. His experience of being teargassed had a profound effect on the way he thought about his work, and he quit his job to focus on broadcasting raw, unedited experiences online. In this fascinating talk, he shares some of the ways in which he's experimented with livestreaming on the web, and how in the process he has helped to create a very modern media network.
Keywords: Tedtalks; TED; Talks; activism; journalism; media; online video; politics; social media; web; TEDGlobal 2014; 2014
|Richard Baraniuk on open-source learning - TED.com|
Rice University professor Richard Baraniuk explains the vision behind Connexions, his open-source, online education system. It cuts out the textbook, allowing teachers to share and modify course materials freely, anywhere in the world.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2006; TED; Talks; business; collaboration; culture; education; global issues; library; open-source; technology; web; 2006
|Rives controls the Internet - TED.com|
How many poets could cram eBay, Friendster and Monster.com into 3-minute poem worthy of a standing ovation? Enjoy Rives' unique talent.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDSalon 2006; TED; Talks; arts; culture; death; entertainment; love; parenting; performance; philosophy; poetry; short talk; spoken word; technology; web; 2006